What is incarceration?

Answer Incarceration refers to the imprisonment or jailing of a person. Incarceration does not necessarily mean that the person committed the crime for which they are incarcerated. Rather, it means that t... Read More »

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The Incarceration of Juveniles?

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 and subsequent amendments govern the incarceration of minors in the United States. Congress found that adult prisons often do more harm t... Read More »

The Psychology of Incarceration?

"The Psychology of Incarceration," an educational course created by Khalil Osiris with Dr. Robin Herman and Tony Villa, Sr., helps prisoners or newly released prisoners adjust to life in the genera... Read More »

Is an arrest the same as an incarceration?

Arrest and incarceration are not the same. Police officers make an arrest when they detain an individual who is suspected of criminal activity. Incarceration refers to the confinement of an individ... Read More »

What is shock incarceration?

Shock Incarceration Programs (SIPs), also referred to as "boot camps," are offered for juvenile and adult criminal offenders. SIPs give participants an alternative to jail time that can lead to pos... Read More »